Richard III Richard III Overview Quiz
by William Shakespeare

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Richard III Overview Quiz

Test your knowledge of Britain's history, at least according to William Shakespeare. eNotes' Richard III Overview Quiz contains ten essential questions on the historical play and its controversial main character to aid you in your review. Bring on "the winter of our discontent," quiz your way to a better grade below!

  • Question 1

    What does Richard expressly forbid the murderers of Clarence to do?

  • Question 2

    What outrageous claim regarding Queen Elizabeth does Richard make?

  • Question 3

    Where does Richard try to convince the Prince of Wales to lodge?

  • Question 4

    What lie about the princes of Wales does Richard try to spread?

  • Question 5

    From what physical affliction does Richard suffer?

  • Question 6

    What does Richard tell Buckingham he wants in regard to the two princes?

  • Question 7

    How does Richard pursue Richmond?

  • Question 8

    What does Richard want Casteby to find out about Hastings?

  • Question 9

    Whom does Richard convince his brother, King Edward, to imprison?

  • Question 10

    Why is Stanley on Richard's side?

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